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Synonyms for troubled

Synonyms for troubled

characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need

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characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

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As he was a bachelor, and in nobody's debt, nobody troubled his head any more about him; the school was removed to a different quarter of the Hollow, and another pedagogue reigned in his stead.
He's a deal o' work upon him just now, Mother," said Seth, "and I think he's a bit troubled in his mind.
The wind blew the air clear again, but no patch of sail broke the troubled surface.
The coalition Government set up a national Troubled Families programme in 2012 and under the scheme, councils receive funding if they tackle problems such as truancy, anti-social behaviour and youth crime.
com, a leading online resource for parents looking for help with their children, may have the answers you are seeking in their troubled teen questionnaire.
The Prime Minister launched the Troubled Families programme in October, 2011 to "turn around the lives of troubled families".
Several of those credit unions were state chartered, but the NCUA was able to intervene because the state authorities concurred on their troubled condition.
The new figures came as the government announced plans to radically change the lives of the country's most troubled families.
FASB issued an exposure draft that contains clarifying guidance intended to improve consistency and transparency in financial reporting about troubled debt restructurings.
Howe report does not advocate universal childcare, it does suggest that 'at risk' families--poor or troubled families--receive the focus of childcare, so that their children would gain at least modest benefits.
Adults who themselves survived a troubled adolescence have pointed to an inner sense of purpose as crucial for their eventual adjustment (Gilgun, 1996; Werner & Smith, 1992).
This is an excellent novel that shows a troubled teenager and a principal who tries his best to help his students.
In the Gulf of Mexico, recreation takes 64 percent of the catch for troubled fish stocks, Coleman and her colleagues report in an upcoming Science.
1271(a) can be a problem for a corporate holder of a troubled obligation, converting what otherwise might qualify as a bad debt deduction into a capital loss.
Educators and therapists have been using wilderness challenges in therapeutic programs for troubled youth for decades.